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Elizabeth I. Wentworth

July 9, 1939 - August 23, 2014

Dateline-Stratham, NH Elizabeth "Betty" I. Wentworth, 75, died August 23, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital in Exeter, NH after a brief illness. She was born July 9, 1939 in Mattawamkeag, ME., daughter of the late Newell and Geneva (Cota) Markie. Betty grew up in Maine. Her father moved the family to Exeter, NH when he took work at the Portsmouth Navy Yard. Betty graduated from the Robinson Female...
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Audrey McMahon

November 10, 1920 - August 19, 2014

Audrey Raymond McMahon Dateline-Exeter, NH Audrey McMahon, aged 93, passed away on August 19, 2014 in Exeter, NH of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was born to the late Edward H. Raymond and Isabel A. Raymond on November 10, 1920 in New York, NY. Audrey was raised in Milton, Connecticut. She married Benjamin F. McMahon on December 30, 1948, who predeceased her in 1998. In 1954...
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Elgie Perkins

June 10, 1921 - August 18, 2014

Dateline-East Kingston, NH Lillian "Elgie" G. Perkins, 93, died August 18, 2014 in Zephyrhills, FL. She was born June 10, 1921 in East Kingston, NH, daughter of the late Otis E. Hoyt and Caryll (Vincent) Hoyt. Elgie was a longtime resident in East Kingston, NH, and wintered in Zephyrhills, FL. for many years. She worked for over 20 years as a stitcher for Eastern...
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Herbert A. Perron

February 25, 1949 - August 15, 2014

Herbert A. Perron, son of Evelyn and Herbert C. Perron died peacefully at home on Friday, August 15, 2014. He leaves behind his wife of 41 years Patricia (Mottram) Perron, daughters Jessica Santiago, Bridget Perron, Patricia and husband Herve Beauregard, Theresa and husband John Waldie and Lisa Kanan; his son Richard and wife Jen Kanan; his sister Cheryl and husband Michael Garon; his brothers...
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Joseph C. Swasey

October 25, 1912 - August 13, 2014

Joseph C. Swasey, 101, died August 13, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital. He was born in Brentwood, NH at the Swasey homestead on October 25, 1912, the son of John Fall Swasey and E. Christine Swasey. He was the 6th of 11 children. He attended Marshall's Corner School, a one room schoolhouse, for all 8 grades. He graduated from Sanborn Seminary, Kingston, NH in 1931, and Franklin Union Technology...
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Robert J. Davidson III

June 18, 1926 - August 7, 2014

Robert J. Davidson III, passed away August 7, 2014 after a brief illness. Bob was born in New Haven, Connecticut on June 18, 1926. Prior to his move to Exeter, NH 18 years ago, he resided in Newmarket, NH and Kinderhook, New York. He graduated from Mt. Hermon School, in Bernardston, Massachusetts in 1944. After 2 years in the navy, serving aboard the USS McCracken in the Pacific, he returned...
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Paul Collins

April 7, 1932 - August 4, 2014

Paul Collins, 82, of Pine St. in Danville died on August 4, 2014 at his home. He was born the youngest of eight children on April 7, 1932 in Portsmouth, NH, son of Herbert and Hilja (Koskinen) Collins. Paul lived his whole life on Pine St. in Danville. He attended the Eaton School and Sanborn Seminary in Kingston and served in the US Navy from 1950 to 1954 during the Korean War on the USS...
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Thomas L. Longmire

January 27, 1957 - August 4, 2014

Dateline-Nottingham, NH Thomas Leroy Longmire, 57, died August 4, 2014 in Nottingham, NH after a long struggle with ALS. He was born January 27, 1957 in Brookline, MA, son of Marilyn (Ray) Scott and the late Harold Eugene Longmire. Tom grew up in Mendon, MA. and was a graduate of Dover High School. He was a longtime resident of Nottingham, NH and was employed as a welder for 11 years with...
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Elsie M. Howard

May 13, 1924 - August 3, 2014

Dateline-Raymond, NH Elsie M. Howard, 90, died August 3, 2014 in Raymond, NH after a period of declining health. She was born May 13, 1924 in East Hampstead, NH, daughter of the late John Milford Johnson Jr. and Bertha (Kaulbak) Sargent. Elsie grew up in East Hampstead, NH. She married Herbert F. Howard and they resided in Plaistow, NH for many years. Elsie stayed...
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Peter C. Dirksen, Jr.

August 2, 2014

Peter C. Dirksen, Jr., 77, passed peacefully Saturday, August 2, 2014 surrounded by his loving family at Langdon Place in Exeter, NH. Peter was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, was a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, served in the Army, was a Selectman in Westborough, Massachusetts, and worked for Commonwealth Gas Company (NSTAR) for over 35 years before he retired to "God's...
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Leo D. Duhamel

June 28, 1934 - July 25, 2014

Leo D. Duhamel, 80, Zephyrhills, FL died on July 25, 2014. He was born in Claremont, NH on June 28, 1934 to Leo A and Marie A (Denis) Duhamel. He worked most of his career for hardware retailers in sales and service. He was a friend of Bill W. for over 30 years. Leo was predeceased by his brother Gerard, sister Lorraine and son Michael. He is survived by his wife Claire (Toni) Warwick,...
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Francis Badolato

May 25, 1927 - July 24, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Francis "Frank" R. Badolato, 87, of Exeter, died July 24, 2014 at Genesis Healthcare in Exeter following a period of failing health. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 25, 1927, the son of Frank Badolato and Rose (Lissandrello) Badolato. Having spent much of his earlier life in New York, he has been a resident of Exeter for the past 38...
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Rose R. Carlucci

October 23, 1925 - July 23, 2014

Raymond, NH Rose R. Carlucci, 88, died at her beloved generational home which was host to many Tomasi /Carlucci family reunions, on July 23, 2014. She was born on October 23, 1925 in Barre, VT, the daughter of the late James N. Carlucci and Marianna "Anne" (Tomasi) Carlucci Tambini. Formerly of Brookline, MA, Rose was a very strong willed and self-reliant person with an independent spirit. A...
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Ernest A. Quintal

March 3, 1931 - July 20, 2014

Ernest (Ernie) Armond Quintal (83) died on July 20, 2014 at The Courville Home in Manchester, N.H. after a sudden decline in health. He was born on March 3, 1931 to Amede and Alice (LaSante) Quintal in Raymond, N.H. Ernie had been a primary resident of Raymond for most of his life in addition to living in Fremont, N.H. and serving in the U.S. Marine Corp. He worked for several local area shoe...
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Clare Taylor Read

July 18, 2014

Clare Taylor Read, 85, died early on July 18, 2014 in Exeter, NH, after battling a terminal illness. She leaves Bert, her adoring husband of 53 years; sons John and Bill, daughter Wendy; sister Sarah, brother Larry, and grandchildren Abigail, Allison, Whit, and Kelsey. She graduated from The Madeira School and was an assistant to the director of the Museum of Modern Art in her early career. ...
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Robert Brownell

June 13, 1926 - July 18, 2014

Robert F Brownell, Jr. died peacefully on July 18, 2014 at the home he built on Buzzy Run in Strafford, NH. He was born in Smethport, PA on June 13, 1926. Upon graduating from Jamestown High School (NY), he was drafted into the Navy. After the war, he graduated from Williams College in 1948. He received an MS from Duke University and an MST from the University of New Hampshire. A consummate...
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Velma Janet Reid

June 8, 1934 - July 17, 2014

South Hampton, NH Velma J. Reid, 80, died peacefully on July 17, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born in Haverhill, MA , on June 8, 1934, the daughter of the late George C.W. and Alta I. (Kimball) Haynes. A graduate of Haverhill High School, Velma worked at Western Electric until she had children. For years, she was a devoted "stay at home" mom who raised her 3...
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David William McLaughlin

February 14, 1937 - July 16, 2014

David William McLaughlin, 77, passed away peacefully at Knollwood Nursing Center on July 16, 2014 in West Boylston, MA. He was born in Somerville, MA on Valentine's Day, 1937, the son of the late Albina and William. He later served four years in the United States Coast Guard, and went on to have a long and varied career in communications. A voracious reader, David had a life-long passion for...
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Jean Ragonese

March 10, 1926 - July 16, 2014

Jean (French) Ragonese, 88, died at her home in Fremont, NH on July 16, 2014 after a period of declining health. She was born in Quincy, MA on March 10, 1926, daughter of the late George H. French and Helen (Ball) French. Jean grew up in Fremont and was an only child. She was a graduate of Sanborn Seminary in Kingston, NH and of the University of New Hampshire, where she received her Bachelor...
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Alan James Walker

July 8, 2014

Dateline-Kingston, N.H. Mr. Alan James Walker, 68, of Kingston passed away peacefully at his home on July 8th after a long brave battle with cancer. Alan was born in Lewiston, Maine and spent most of his youth in Newburyport, MA where he graduated from high school. Soon after he left his beloved parents, Marilyn and Harry Walker, to pursue his education at UNH, Keene, where he earned an arts...
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Gordon R. Kierstead

August 12, 1947 - July 8, 2014

Gordon R. Kierstead, 66, died July 8, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH. He was born August 12, 1947 in Somerville, MA., son of Pauline (Davis) Kierstead and the late Edwin Roy Kierstead. Gordon grew up in Somerville, MA. and was a graduate of Somerville High School, Class of 1965. In 1967, he was drafted into the United States Army. Gordon served in Vietnam until 1969. He was later...
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Bruce Miller

November 7, 1943 - July 6, 2014

Bruce Miller, 70, died unexpectedly on July 6, 2014 at his home in Raymond, NH. He was born on November 7, 1943 in Medford, MA son of the late Edward and Dorothy Alice (Russell) Miller. He worked most of his life as a landscaper in the area. Bruce is survived by 1 nephew Brian Miller of Candia, NH and 2 nieces Bonnie Miller of Kennebunk, ME and Judy Miller of Nashua, NH. Services will be held...
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Beverly Jean Lee

February 7, 1946 - July 6, 2014

Beverly Jean Lee, 68, died on July 6, 2014 after a brief illness at her home in Barrington, NH. She was born on February 7, 1946 in Exeter, NH, daughter of George E. and Evelyn (Elliott) Ellison, Sr. Beverly grew up in Barrington and had formerly lived for many years in Nottingham, NH before moving back to Barrington 30 years ago. She was formerly employed at Easy Street Shoe in Somersworth...
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Lee Ribblett

May 7, 1958 - July 5, 2014

Lee Ribblett, 56, died unexpectedly on July 5, 2014 at Governors Lake in Raymond, NH. He was born on May 7, 1958 in Pittsburgh, PA, son of Glenn and Phyllis (Halstrom) Ribblett. Lee grew up in Pittsburgh, PA where he attended the local schools and graduated from Baldwin High School. He went on to college in Columbus, Oh where he met his future wife Joanne Skeen. They eventually moved to New...
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John A. Bell

November 28, 1930 - July 3, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH John A. Bell, devoted husband of the recently deceased M. Thelma Bell, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage, passed away at home in Exeter on July 3, 2014. He was born in Exeter on November 28, 1930 to the late Alexander and Clara (Hanson) Bell. John was a proficient outdoorsman, hunting and trapping in the vicinity of the Waterworks Pond in his youth. He graduated from...
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Thelma B. Pare

April 22, 1923 - June 29, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Thelma Beatrice "Binnie" Paré, 91, died June 29, 2014 at the Boulders at Riverwoods, Exeter, NH. She was born April 22, 1923 in Lynn, MA, daughter of the late Raymond Bond, Sr. and Julia (Taylor) Bond. Binnie was a graduate of Lynn English High School and Chandler School of Business in Boston, MA. She married her high school sweetheart Charles Paré in 1943. They...
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Marilyn A. Chase

April 26, 1929 - June 23, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Marilyn A. Chase, 85, died June 23, 2014 at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood, NH after a period of declining health. She was born April 26, 1929 in Newburyport, MA., daughter of the late Floyd and Dorothy (Brown) McGlew. Marilyn grew up in Newburyport, MA., one of four children. She was a graduate of Newburyport...
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Mary Rynerson

February 3, 1923 - June 20, 2014

Maria (Mary) Luisa Plaza Deane Rynerson. Born February third, 1923, in Quito, Ecuador, the daughter of Maria Luisa Plaza and United States embassy consulate Harold Merriman Deane. He served in several posts in Central and South America prior to his final post in Canada. By the age of ten, Mary's life had been complicated by early acquisition of polio, the assassination of her father in Canada,...
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William Ferguson III

April 12, 1919 - June 18, 2014

William Ferguson III was born on April 12, 1919, son of William and Grace (Arnzen) Ferguson in Fall River, Massachusetts. He attended Durfee High School and received a BA degree at Middlebury College in 1941. In October 1941 he married Helen Rotch of Milford, New Hampshire. He worked for the Providence Journal in Providence, Newport and Fall River until early 1943 when he became an ensign in the...
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Marion R. Kreger

July 25, 1930 - June 10, 2014

Kingston, NH Marion Rilla Kreger, 83, died on June 10, 2014 after a brief illness surrounded by her family and friend, Victoria. She was born on July 25, 1930 in Fremont, NH, daughter of Arthur W. and Rilla (Bishop) Kreger. She was predeceased by her mother and father, her sister Marlene J. Turner and great niece Sonya Fugere. Her surviving family includes her sister Marilyn Fugere of Raymond,...
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Rosolyn Gorman

August 23, 1941 - June 10, 2014

Dateline-Epping, NH Rosolyn "Roz" A. Gorman, 72, died June 10, 2014 at the Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover, NH. She was born on August 23, 1941 in Danvers, MA., daughter of the late George Papamechail and Alice (Jones) Begen. Roz grew up in Danvers, MA. She was predeceased by her husband, Russell Gorman, who died April 14, 1977 from injuries...
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Roger I. Kelley, Jr.

February 11, 1949 - June 8, 2014

Exeter, NH Roger "Mimi" I. Kelley Jr., 65, died June 8, 2014 at his home in Exeter, NH. He was born February 11, 1949 in Ipswich, MA., son of Roger I. Kelly Sr. and the late Dorothy (McDermott) Kelley. Mimi grew up in Newbury, MA. He worked for many years at Jones Roofing in Stratham, NH and later at Bailey Corp. in Seabrook, NH where he worked as a painter. Mimi was currently a resident of...
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Floyd Harrison Parkman

December 23, 1925 - June 7, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Floyd Harrison Parkman, 88, died June 7, 2014 at Riverwoods in Exeter, NH. Born December 23, 1925 in New York City, NY, daughter of the late John T. Harrison Sr. and Gertrude (Leverich) Harrison. Floyd grew up in New York City spending summers in Greens Farms, CT. She earned her BA in liberal arts from Bard College in Hudson, NY. She resided in Glenburn and Waverly, PA where...
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Alberta Schreiber

June 22, 1927 - June 7, 2014

FREMONT – Alberta (Peterson) Schreiber, 86, of Fremont, passed away peacefully at home on June 7, 2014. Born on the Peterson farm in Fremont on June 22, 1927, Alberta spent most of her life in Fremont. She was the daughter of Albert and Eunice Peterson. Alberta attended nursing school at Elliot Hospital and later worked as a nurse. She was married for 65 years to her husband, Roland...
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Charles L. Terry III

October 19, 1931 - June 3, 2014

Dateline-Stratham, N.H. Charles "Charlie" L. Terry III, 82, died June 3, 2014 at the Clipper Harbor Care and Rehabilitation of Portsmouth, N.H. after a period of failing health. He was born October 19, 1931 in Dover, DE., the only child of the late Charles L. Terry Jr. and Jessica Irby Terry. Charlie grew up in Dover, DE., and his family was deeply rooted in the state. His father served as...
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Roland Nason Clough, Sr.

July 23, 1937 - May 31, 2014

Newton, NH Roland Nason Clough, Sr., 76, died on May 31, 2014 at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood, NH. He was born on July 23, 1937 in Haverhill, MA, the son of the late Arthur C. and Edna (Dow) Clough. He served in the United States Air Force in the Fire and Rescue Department from 1955- 1957, and was formerly employed for 30+ years as a painter for Raytheon Corporation and 10+...
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Eleanor V. West

May 1, 1923 - May 22, 2014

Dateline-Haverhill, MA. Eleanor V. West, 91, died on May 22, 2014 at the Wingate Nursing Home in Haverhill, MA. after a lengthy illness. She was born in Methuen, MA. on May 1, 1923, daughter of the late William and Fedora (St. Pierre) Black. Mrs. West grew up in Methuen and attended the local schools. She was formerly of Connecticut and had worked for Remington Arms before moving to Newton, NH...
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Wesley S. Nickerson, Sr.

May 8, 1927 - May 19, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Wesley "Wes" Stephen Nickerson Sr., 87, died May 19, 2014 at Riverwoods of Exeter after battling a brief illness with his family by his side. He was born May 8, 1927 in Exeter, NH, son of the late Albert Martin Nickerson and Winnie (Carter) Nickerson. Wes grew up in Exeter, NH. He left school early to join the United States Navy and served during WWII. After being honorably...
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Gloria C. Mari Bordenca

July 5, 1929 - May 17, 2014

Hudson, NH Gloria C. (Hutchins) Mari Bordenca, 84, died on May 17, 2014 at the Dartmouth –Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH following a brief illness. She was born on July 5, 1929 in Lynn, MA, the daughter of the late Frank and Marjorie (Potter) Hutchins. Gloria grew up in Lynn, MA and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. She also formerly resided for many years in Peabody...
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Anita Gardner

September 29, 1927 - May 16, 2014

Anita Gardner died Friday May 16, 2014 at Exeter on Hampton Care and Rehabilitation Center. Anita was born on September 29, 1927, the daughter of the late Warren E. and Evelyn M. Cottrell Sr. She was a long time member of The First Baptist Church, Front Street, Exeter, NH. She attended schools in Exeter and then worked at the Wise Shoe Shop in Exeter until retirement. She was a past member of...
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Rita Linscott

August 10, 1916 - May 16, 2014

Exeter, NH Rita (Richard) Linscott, 97, of River St., and lifelong resident of Exeter, died on May 16, 2014 at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood, NH. She was born on August 10, 1916 in Exeter, NH, the daughter of the late Joseph S. and Laura (Frechette) Richard. She worked for many years for some of the local shoe shops in Exeter, Newmarket and Raymond and retired from Nike...
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June C. Styles

May 27, 1930 - May 16, 2014

Exeter, NH June C. Styles, 83, of Exeter, died on May 16, 2014 at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, NH. She was born, May 27, 1930, in Rochester, NH, the daughter of the late Arnold T. and Stella (Van Buskirk) Clement. She was a graduate of Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH and Burdett Business College in Boston, MA. She was a Private Confidential Secretary to the Plant...
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Frank S. Stowell, Jr.

May 8, 1931 - May 14, 2014

Exeter, NH Frank S. Stowell Jr. lived and loved well for 83 years. He died on May 14, 2014 after a period of declining health. He was born on May 8, 1931 in Boston, MA, the son of the late Frank S. Stowell Sr., and Alice (DeVeau) Stowell. Frank served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. A former resident of Swampscott, MA, he made his home in Danvers, MA, Lancaster, NH,...
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Lillian A. Wood

October 30, 1940 - May 12, 2014

Epping, NH Lillian A. "Woody" Wood, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on Monday May 12th, 2014 after a lengthy illness. She was born on October 30th, 1940 to Henry and Yvonne West of Epping. She was employed at Rockingham County Home in Brentwood for over 40 years. Throughout the years, she touched many lives as a beloved mother, grandmother, companion, and friend. She will...
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Francine A. Russack

July 6, 1941 - May 11, 2014

Danville, NH Francine "Fran" Russack, 72, died on May 11, 2014 at the Rockingham County Nursing home in Brentwood, NH. She was born on July 6, 1941 in Queens, NY, the daughter of the late George A. and Dolly (Buttery) Goodall. She grew up in New York, formerly residing in Manhattan, Flushing, and Brentwood and was a 1963 graduate of Adelphi College. She also formerly lived in Foxboro and...
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Shirley A. Smith

August 23, 1925 - May 9, 2014

Billerica, MA Shirley A. Smith, 88, died on May 9, 2014 at Langdon Place in Exeter, NH. A lifelong resident of Billerica, MA, she was born on August 23, 1925 in Woburn, MA, the daughter of the late Earl and Helen (Poole) Sevrens. She was a graduate of Woburn High School and Lowell State College and was employed for many years as a music teacher in the Billerica school system. She was...
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Diane Aschoff

October 1, 1950 - May 8, 2014

Fremont, NH Diane Aschoff, born October 1, 1950 to Carmen Nadeau and Robert Burgess in Sanford, ME died peacefully in her home in Fremont, NH after a 2 1/2 year battle with cancer. She is survived by both parents, daughters Melissa Brown, Sonia Cloutier and Jennifer Aschoff, her companion Joseph Ready, and siblings Jo-Ann Masure and Bob Burgess, nieces Lisa Masure and Rhonda Masure, and...
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Lori Jean Mason

December 6, 1957 - May 8, 2014

Lori Jean Mason 56, died May 8, unexpectedly at Wentworth Douglas Hospital in Dover. Born December 6, 1957 in Schenectady NY to Milton Rivenbugh and Abbie (Bates) Rivenburgh, she grew up in San Diego California and attended Madison High School. She had resided in Nottingham NH for the last 37 years Lori's most current job was working as the bookeeper for her husband's company , Mason Bros...
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Michael P. Durgin

February 10, 1964 - May 7, 2014

Michael P. Durgin, 50, husband of Mary Ellen (Froncki) Durgin, died unexpectedly with family by his side on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Exeter Hospital. Born and raised in Danvers, Michael was the son of the late George L. and Shirley L. (Dufour) Durgin. He attended Danvers High School, and after marrying in 1988, he resided in Salem and Peabody. For several years, Michael worked at Phillips...
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Shawn H. Mikell

May 26, 1971 - May 5, 2014

Epping, NH Shawn H. Mikell, 42, of Epping NH died peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on May 5, 2014. He was born in Exeter, NH on May 26, 1971, the youngest son of Eugene "Mike" and Rita (Talbot) Mikell. Shawn was a 1990 graduate of Epping High School and worked for many years with his father at Mikell and Son, Inc. He was a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoyed riding anything with...
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Charlotte Hughes

November 20, 1913 - May 2, 2014

Dateline-East Kingston, NH Centurion Charlotte E. Hughes, 100, of East Kingston, NH, died on May 2, 2014 at Brigham Manor Nursing Home, Newburyport, MA. She was born November 20, 1913 in Beverly, MA., daughter of the late Bailey and Charlotte Afton (MacLean) Herndon. Charlotte grew up in Beverly, MA. and was a graduate of Beverly High School. At...
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Virginia Mento

July 29, 1926 - May 2, 2014

Virginia "Ginny" (Kraus) (Edge) Mento, 87 of Newmarket, NH, died peacefully on May 2, 2014 with her daughter Debbie, her son Bob and his wife Erin and her granddaughter Jan by her side. Ginny was a wonderful and caring woman, known to her loving family as Mom, Grandma, Grammy, Great Grammy, Grammy Ginny and GG. She will be missed greatly by all those who loved her. She was born on July 29,...
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Betsy Sesock Kostas

September 23, 1958 - May 2, 2014

Dateline-Kingston, NH Betsy Sesock Kostas, 55, died May 2, 2014 at her home in Kingston, NH after a long illness. She was born September 23, 1958 in Rockland, MA, daughter of the late George and Jean (Martell) Sesock. Betsy grew up in Rockland and Holbrook, MA. She was a graduate of Holbrook High School and was a former resident of Rockland and Weymouth, MA. ...
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Robert Fournier

November 24, 1945 - May 1, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Robert G. Fournier Robert "Bob" Fournier, 68 of Exeter died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Exeter Rehab Center after a period of declining health. Bob was born in Amesbury, Mass on November 24, 1945, son of the late Gerard F. Fournier and Gloria R. (Gaulin) Fournier. He was a graduate of Exeter Area High School and lifelong resident of Exeter. He was a long distance truck...
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Pauline J. Ordway

September 11, 1928 - May 1, 2014

Dateline-Penacook, NH Pauline J. Ordway, 85, died May 1, 2014 at the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, Concord, NH after a period of declining health. She was born September 11, 1928 in Loudon, NH, daughter of the late Arthur H. and Addie L. (LaBonte) Smith. Pauline grew up in Loudon, NH and was a graduate of Concord High School, Class of 1946....
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John M. McCarthy

May 11, 1941 - April 29, 2014

Dateline-Raymond, NH John M. McCarthy, 72, died suddenly on April 29, 2014 at the Elliott Hospital, Manchester, NH after a brief illness. He was born May 11, 1941 in Arlington, MA., son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth (Ryan) McCarthy. John grew up in Arlington, MA and was a graduate of Arlington High School. He served in the United States Army National Guard from 1960-1966. John was an...
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Thomas Hackett

April 28, 2014

Dr. Thomas R. P. Hackett, husband to the late Maureen Hackett, died peacefully in his Newfield's home on Monday, April 28, 2014. He was born in Palestine in 1931 where he spent most of his childhood with his parents and his sister Sheila. During World War II, he went to Ireland to attend school and graduated from University College Cork after studying medicine. While in Cork, he met his...
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Barbara M. Bean

May 21, 1919 - April 27, 2014

Dateline-Fremont, NH Barbara M. Bean, 94 died Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont, NH after a brief illness. Barbara was born May 21, 1919 in Fremont, NH, the daughter of the late Elmer and Florence (Page) George. Barbara lived her whole life in Fremont where she was very well known and was very active in the community and the Peoples United Methodist Church. After...
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Helen A. Drazyk

November 3, 1921 - April 24, 2014

Dateline-Ossipee, NH Helen A. Drazyk, 92, died April 24, 2014 at the Mountain View Community, Ossipee, NH. She was born November 3, 1921 in Norwood, MA., daughter of the late Max E. and Mabel (Luke) Ward. Helen grew up in Dedham, MA. She worked for many years as a home health aide in several various facilities in Beverly, Haverhill, Lowell and Lawrence. Helen also volunteered at IMEC in N....
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Grace L. Barnes

August 4, 1921 - April 22, 2014

Dateline-Grafton, NH Grace L. Barnes, 93, died April 22, 2014 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH. She was born on August 4, 1921 in Grafton, NH, daughter of the late Algernon R. and Vera M. (Hill) Hutchins. Grace graduated from Concord High School in 1940. She was formerly employed at the Regis Tannery, at a local furniture factory, and...
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Linda Ellenwood

October 3, 1957 - April 22, 2014

Dateline-Raymond, NH Linda M. Ellenwood, 56, of Raymond, NH died April 22, 2014 at Exeter Hospital, following a long illness. Born in Haverhill, MA. to the late Richard and Doris Harrigan, she was predeceased by a brother, Richy, who died in 1975. She graduated from Haverhill High in 1975, and worked as a Tax Examiner at IRS in Andover, MA. for 26 years. An avid animal lover, Linda was...
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Don Pope

February 20, 1954 - April 20, 2014

Dateline-Kingston, NH Don A. Pope of 56 Main Street in Kingston, NH died Sunday, April 20th. He was born in Boston, MA on February 20, 1954, the son of Lyman and Jean (Haselton) Pope. He grew up in Kingston, NH and Andover, MA. He graduated from Tufts University School of Engineering with a BA in mechanical engineering and then from Boston University School of Management with an MBA. Don...
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Leonard L. Lavoie

October 11, 1941 - April 15, 2014

Leonard L. Lavoie, 72, died on April 15, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital in Exeter, NH. He was born on October 11, 1941 in Exeter, NH the son of Louis and Ruby (Cote) Lavoie. A lifelong resident of Epping, NH, he was formerly employed at Bernier Construction and for many years as an electrician at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. He was a member of the Raymond Sportsman's Club and the Wednesday...
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Ernestine C. Estabrook

June 20, 1933 - April 12, 2014

Ernestine C. Estabrook, formerly Amazeen, 80, of E. Kingston, NH, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Brentwood, NH from complications due to COPD. She was born June 20, 1933 in Haverhill, MA. She was the daughter of the late Allen J. and Madeline E. (Senter) Parker. She grew up in Kingston, NH and was a graduate of the Sanborn Seminary. After graduation, she married...
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Marilyn Wills

February 16, 1936 - April 9, 2014

Marilyn Janet Wills Age 78, loving mother of J. Scott Menzel, Candia, NH and Eric D. Menzel (deceased), passed away April 9, 2014 after a long battle against multiple myeloma. She leaves two grandchildren Justin Menzel, Eric Menzel, daughter-in-law Cynthia, Nieces Leslie Wills Inderwies, Donna Wills Keople, Paula Wills, Nephew Jeffery Wills, Sisters-In-Law Joan Wills and Viola Wills. Marilyn was...
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Glenn C. Stewart

December 24, 1922 - April 8, 2014

Wolfeboro, NH Glenn C. Stewart, 91, died on April 8, 2014, at Wolfeboro Bay Genesis after a period of failing health. He was born on December 24, 1922 in Exeter, NH, the son of the late Earl H. and Ethelind (Hoyt) Stewart. A graduate of Exeter High School and former longtime resident of East Kingston, NH, he had resided in Wolfeboro for the last six years. Mr. Stewart served in the United...
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Francis B. Tenny

December 22, 1920 - April 5, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Francis B. (Frank) Tenny died on April 5, 2014, at the retirement home, Riverwoods, in Exeter, New Hampshire. He had developed dementia over the last years. At age 93, he had lived a long and satisfying life. Mr. Tenny was probably destined for a life involved with Asia. Born in Rochester, New York, on December 22, 1920, he was whisked off by his parents to Yokohama, Japan...
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Phyllis L. Flagg

September 26, 1923 - April 5, 2014

Phyllis L. Flagg, 90, of Brentwood, NH, went to be with her Lord and Savior April, 5, 2014. She was born one of five children to Leon and Hildred Blaisdell in York, Maine, Sept 26, 1923. She graduated with honors from Falmouth (ME) High School in 1941 and attended Nursing School at Peter-Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. She also held a Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Maine...
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Robert D. Bailey

August 31, 1931 - April 5, 2014

Robert D. Bailey, 82, died on April 5, 2014 at The Oxford Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center in Haverhill, MA. He was born in Haverhill, MA on August 31, 1931, son of the late Robert D. Bailey and Elsie Nolan. Mr. Bailey grew up in Haverhill and was also a longtime resident of Newburyport, MA. He worked for Bailey Corp. in Seabrook for many years. He loved woodworking and the outdoors. ...
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Skip Smart

March 28, 1951 - April 5, 2014

Chester, NH Willis "Skip" R. Smart, 63, passed away April 5, 2014 at his home in Chester, NH after a period of failing health. He was born March 28, 1951 in Derry, NH, son of the late Raymond M. Smart Sr. and Mary E. (Guyette) Smart. Skip was a graduate of Raymond High School and served in the United States Army. He was a longtime resident in Chester, NH. Skip worked for many years as a...
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Laura Farley

April 4, 2014

Dateline-Danville, NH Laura Farley, 59, of Danville, NH passed away peacefully, on April 4, 2014, at home after a brief, but aggressive, illness. Laura was a very generous, caring and hard working person. After college, she worked as a child care worker at St. Ann's Home in Methuen, MA. In 1980, Laura joined the family business of which she was co-owner. She managed the office and helped out in...
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Audrey B. Anzalone

September 21, 1925 - March 31, 2014

Dateline-Danville, NH Audrey B. Anzalone, 88, died March 31, 2014 from injuries sustained in a house explosion at her home in Danville, NH. She was born September 21, 1925 in Somerville, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Pascal Breeden and Beatrice Boundy. Audrey grew up in Medford, MA., one of seven children. She was a very talented hair dresser for many years...
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Charles H. Stilson, Jr.

March 28, 2014 - March 28, 2014

Epping, NH Charles H. Stilson Jr., 77, died on March 27, 2014 at his home in Epping, NH. A native and longtime resident of Epping, he was born on April 18, 1936, the son of the late Charles H. Stilson Sr. and Mable (Morrison) Evans. Formerly of Exeter, NH, he served in the United States Army, and worked as an auto body mechanic as owner and operator of Stilson's Auto. A member of the Shriners...
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Thomas D. Wallace, Sr.

November 8, 1966 - March 25, 2014

Dateline-Raymond, NH Thomas D. Wallace Sr., 47, died March 25, 2014 at the Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. Tom was born November 8, 1966 in Manchester, NH, son of Joanne (Smart) Wallace and the late Bernard Wallace. He was a lifelong resident of Raymond, NH. Tom enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing and summer cook-outs. Tom was a...
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Annie Vincent

March 21, 2014

Annie Vincent, age 82, passed away March 21, 2014 after a long illness. She passed at home surrounded by her family. She is survived by two sisters, Irene Davey of Newmarket and ester Bonner of Newmarket; as well as four daughters, Janice Colella of Exeter, Nancy Vincent-Belanger of Exeter, Candy Vincent of Newmarket and Tammy Vincent of Exeter; along with seven grandchildren and six great...
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Charles Kellogg

February 12, 1947 - March 19, 2014

Dateline-Kingston, NH Charles "Corky" A. Kellogg, 67, died peacefully after a year and half struggle with congestive heart failure, on March 19, 2014 at his home in Kingston, NH. He was born February 12, 1947 in Exeter, NH, son of the late Warren N. and Rosemonde (Linaberry) Kellogg. Corky, born and raised in Exeter, NH, spent the majority of his life, 60+...
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Rosalie Browne

November 17, 1933 - March 19, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Rosalie "Rose" J. Browne, 80, died March 19, 2014 at the Exeter Center Genesis Healthcare in Exeter, NH. She was born November 17, 1933 in Chelsea, MA., daughter of the late John Davidoski and Grace (McCarthy) Sims. Rose had resided in Exeter for the past 35 years, and she was formerly of Peabody, Saugus, Malden and Chelsea, MA. Rose was an...
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George Gallison

March 5, 1961 - March 17, 2014

Dateline-Kingston, NH George R. Gallison Jr., 53, died unexpectedly on March 17, 2014 at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH. He was born March 5, 1961 in Lynn, MA., son of the late George R. Gallison Sr. and Lorraine (Maher) Gallison. George lived the majority of his life in Kingston, NH and attended Sanborn Regional High School. George was very passionate and dedicated to his job. For 21...
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Alberta Dow

October 7, 1945 - March 15, 2014

Alberta "Bert" Louise Dow, 68, of Pine & Pond Park in Epping, NH died at her home on March 15, 2014 after a lengthy illness. She was born on October 7, 1945 in Lawrence, MA, the daughter of the late Albert and Edna (Rouff) Frost. A resident of Epping for the last 5 years, she grew up on Plum Island in Newburyport, MA, and formerly resided in North Carolina, Lee, NH, and Barrington, NH. She...
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Estelle Ball

October 5, 1929 - March 12, 2014

Dateline-Raymond, NH Estelle Ball, 84, of Hummingbird Ln., died March 12, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH. She was born October 5, 1929 in Revere, MA., daughter of the late Max and Mary (Cohen) Gorvine. Estelle was an only child. She graduated from Revere High School. Estelle worked for many years as a dietary aide at the Exeter Hospital and later worked 5 years at the Rockingham County...
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Edward J. Champoux, Jr.

January 7, 1961 - March 10, 2014

Dateline-Salisbury, MA. Edward "Eddie" J. Champoux Jr., 53, died unexpectedly on March 10, 2014 at the Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, MA. He was born January 7, 1961 in Newburyport, MA., son of Claire (Ives) Champoux and the late Edward J. Champoux Sr. Eddie lived most of his life in Salisbury, MA. He attended the Triton Regional High School in Byfield, MA. and the Whittier Vo-tech in...
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Natalie F. Stretton

January 15, 1936 - March 10, 2014

Natalie F. Stretton, 78, died on March 10, 2014 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was born on January 15, 1936 in Biddeford, ME, the daughter of the late Sidney L. Hilton Sr., and Olive (Brown) Hilton. A resident of Somersworth for the last five years, she grew up in Kennebunkport, ME and formerly resided in Portsmouth, NH. For many years, she worked as a certified nurse's aide...
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Charles Russell Hamor

May 20, 1925 - March 10, 2014

Fremont, NH Charles R. Hamor, 88, of Fremont, NH died after a brief illness on March 10, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital. He was born in Dover, NH on May 20, 1925, son of Clarence and Gertrude (Wood) Hamor. Mr. Hamor grew up in Biddeford, ME and served in the US Army during WWII. He was a resident of Fremont for the last 50 years and was employed by Boston and Maine Railroad Co. as a tower...
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Marte Frisbee

March 27, 1941 - March 8, 2014

Dateline-Raymond, NH Martha "Marte" Ann Frisbee, 72, died unexpectedly on March 8, 2014 at her home in Raymond, NH. She was born March 27, 1941 in Northfield, VT., daughter of the late Guy S. Kendall and Eldora E. (Fields) Philbrick. Marte grew up and went to school in Derry, NH. She was the longtime owner and operator of both the Marte L's convenient store and...
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Philip Fernald

May 29, 1922 - March 7, 2014

Philip C. "Archie" Fernald, 91, died March 7, 2014 at the Epsom Healthcare Center in Epsom, after a period of failing health. Born on May 29, 1922 in Nottingham, NH, he was the son of the late Harold and Ruth (Smith) Fernald. He served in the United States Army during World War II in Company "F" of the 350th Infantry Regiment. Some of his time in the service was spent in Italy, where he earned...
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Norman Sansoucie

May 29, 1936 - March 3, 2014

East Kingston, NH Norman P. Sansoucie, 77, died on March 3, 2014 at the Clipper Harbor Nursing Home in Portsmouth, NH. He was born on May 29, 1936 in Haverhill, MA, son of William and Albertine (Beauparlant) Sansoucie. He served in the military for over 22 years (including a year-long tour in Asia during Vietnam) as an aircraft hydraulic specialist, retiring from the United States Air Force...
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James Fralic

February 9, 1941 - March 1, 2014

Dateline-Brentwood, NH James "Jim" S. Fralic, 73, died March 1, 2014 at the Exeter Hospital after a period of failing health. He was born February 9, 1941 in Lynn, MA., son of the late Clarence Fralic Sr. and Hilda (Morash) Fralic. Jim's family moved to Brentwood, NH in 1954. He graduated from Exeter High School, Class of 1960. Jim played four years of football winning the Class M championship...
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Dan Fleury, Sr.

March 22, 1959 - February 28, 2014

Dateline-Manchester, NH Daniel J. Fleury Sr., 54, died February 28, 2014 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 22, 1959 in Lynn, MA., son of Kathleen (LeBlanc) Fleury and the late Joseph Fleury. Dan grew up in Lynn, MA. and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. He was a longtime foreman at the Steadfast Machine Shop in...
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Gordon H. Swift

January 7, 1925 - February 26, 2014

KENSINGTON—Gordon H. (Swifty) Swift, 89, of Kensington died peacefully at his home on Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 where he and his wife, Doris have lived for 67 years. He was born Jan. 7, 1925 in West Hartford, Conn., son of the late John Elliot Swift and Lillian May Hale. Swifty attended the American Youth Hostel School in Meredith, NH and then graduated with an associate's degree from the...
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Jacqueline H. Hanson

October 11, 1924 - February 25, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Jacqueline Hannah Hanson passed away peacefully in her sleep on 25 February, 2014. Born on October 11, 1924, in Providence, RI, the daughter of Helene Girard and Cadle Hoopaw, she grew up in the Washington, DC area, graduated from Wilson High, attended the University of Maryland, and graduated from George Washington University. After graduation she married Roland Bryan of...
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Ernest A. Richards, Sr.

November 30, 1919 - February 22, 2014

Raymond, NH Ernest A. Richards Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 22, 2014, after a long illness. He was born to Peter and Maryanna Richards on November 30, 1919. He has lived the last 21 years in Raymond, NH with his son and the last 5 weeks of his life in Wilbraham, MA with his daughter. He was married for 61 years to Adeline Grace (Peters) Richards. She passed...
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Mary Ella Smith

December 26, 1965 - February 21, 2014

LEE — Mary Ella Smith, 48, daughter of Ann W. Smith and Edward C. Smith, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at 7:20 p.m., from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born Dec. 26, 1965, in Milford, Mass., at the Milford Regional Hospital. Mary was a 1985 graduate of Epping High School and was employed with Lindt Chocolate factory for the last 15 years. She was a devoted and gentle...
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Mary Ella Smith

December 26, 1965 - February 21, 2014

Mary Ella Smith, 48, daughter of Ann W. Smith and Edward C. Smith, died February 21, 2014 at 7:20 PM from injuries sustained in an auto accident. She was born December 26, 1965 in Milford, MA at the Milford Regional Hospital. She was a 1985 graduate of Epping High School and was employed with Lindt for the last 15 years. She was a devoted mother and had a heart of gold. She also was a very...
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Ernest W. Mitchell

February 7, 2014 - February 20, 2014

Exeter, NH Ernest W. "Mitch" Mitchell, 82, passed away peacefully at his home on February 20, 2014. He was born on February 7, 1932 in Newport, RI, the son of the late Ernest B. and Hazelton (Sprague) Mitchell. He served in the United States Navy from 1951-1960. A resident of Exeter for the last 17 years, Mitch grew up in Block Island, RI, and formerly lived in Raymond for many years. He is...
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John L. Detwiler

April 7, 1939 - February 19, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH John L. Detwiler, 74, died February 19, 2014 at his home in Exeter, NH. He was born April 7, 1939 in New York, son of the late Eiphram and Luella (Lord) Detwiler. John grew up in Western New York. He worked in group corporate insurance sales for Liberty Mutual for his entire career. He and his wife, Sylvia lived 17 years in Fairfield County, CT. where they raised their son,...
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Everett Raymond Kennedy

February 17, 2014

Everett Raymond Kennedy passed away on February 17, 2014 in Exeter NH. Ray was born in 1928 to Everett Raymond Kennedy II and Marion Fleming Kennedy raised in Wellesley MA. He leaves behind his wife of 58 years, Louise Bonfatti Kennedy, and his sister, Jean Feldhouse of Framingham MA. He is survived by four children, Lisa Kennedy Sheldon and her husband, Thomas A. Sheldon, of Bedford NH and...
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Constance Baksys

March 8, 1916 - February 11, 2014

Dateline-Exeter, NH Constance Baksys, 97, died February 11, 2014 in Exeter, NH. She was born March 8, 1916 in Lithuania, daughter of Valerijonus and Ona (Rudvalis) Grajauskas. She was the widow of Casimir Baksys. Constance is survived by her two daughters, Vilia Baksys-Mori and Ramona C. Baxter. Graveside services will be held at the St. Mary's Cemetery, Obernburg,...
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John Runcie

August 31, 1933 - February 10, 2014

Epping, NH John "Jack" Wright Runcie III, 80, died on February 10, 2014 at the Rockingham County Nursing Home in Brentwood, NH. He was born on August 31, 1933 in Winthrop, MA, the son of the late John W. Runcie Jr. and Helena (Cotter) Runcie. Jack grew up in Somerville, MA and was a graduate of Somerville High School. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War from 1953...
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Florence Chitty

September 27, 1920 - February 9, 2014

Exeter, NH Florence Chitty, 93, died on February 9, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, in Brentwood, NH. She was born in Creswell, NC on September 27, 1920, the daughter of the late Roy L. and Thelma (Beddingfield) Litchfield. She was a graduate of Chowan College in Murfreesboro, NC, and was a former longtime resident of Wakefield, MA and lived in Exeter for 30 years. During her...
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Margaret Gage

June 19, 1927 - February 7, 2014

Exeter, NH Margaret Bailey Clark Gage of Exeter, NH, died at Hyder Family Hospice House in Dover, NH, February 7, 2014. She was 86 years old. Born June 19, 1927 in Bay City, MI, daughter of Margaret Bailey Anthony of Bronxville, NY and Edward Salisbury Clark of Bay City, MI, she was educated at Brantwood Hall School for Girls, Irondequoit (NY) High School, Carleton College and the University...
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